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48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
By adding 2000 KES on my third transfer i bought a land worth 50000KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goals that i didn't have before receiving the transfer is to fence my home and buy water pump for planting tomatoes.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if i never received the transfer is i couldn't have manage to have a land.
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy land at 20000 KES, l also bought fishing boat and fishing-net at 22500 KES, l spent 7000 KES to buy furniture.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has really changed because my spouse was using other people's boat to earn a living but now we have our own boat that we get daily income from it and daily food, l also have a place where l am going to put up home.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5,000KES on buying and fixing a metal door, 3,000KES on buying fabric to increase stock for my tailoring work. I also spent 1,600KES on buying maize for consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend 15,000KES on constructing a boat, and 20,000KES on instalment payment for a piece of land.
access_time over 3 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,We are planning to make our own fishing boat and buy some fishing nets that will aid in fishing.Secondly,we are planning to buy a portion of land along the beach where we can grow some vegetables and fruits for our own consumption.Lastly,we are planning to boost our business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is that we worked hard and bought a piece of land and also bought some dairy cows that are supplying our family with milk.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of funds to buy a parcel of land where we can grow crops for our own consumption.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up in the morning with a lot of energy and also very fresh to face the day.